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Re: If I pass, I'm quitting law school
« Reply #5 on: Jul 24th, 2006, 12:32pm »
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I think everyone's situation is unique.  I went part-time to a regional law school as a second career.  At age 56 I received two quality offers, both from high-end firms.  I went with one and then later as in-house counsel for a large R&D organization.  Now, I'm on my own.
Bottom line, you need the strength of your convictions and the courage to fight through the inevitable obstacles.  Good luck!
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Re: If I pass, I'm quitting law school
« Reply #6 on: Jul 25th, 2006, 7:18pm »
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on Jul 24th, 2006, 11:20am, xfer wrote:
you seem bitter about cooley.....i went there and transferred out.  if that's an option...do it.

 
Well, yes I am  bitter. And unfortunately, that option is not open to me. If others can learn from my mistake, at least something good can only come from it. Good for you on transferring out.
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Re: If I pass, I'm quitting law school
« Reply #7 on: Sep 26th, 2006, 11:32pm »
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I recommend finishing law school and passing both bar exams. It does make a difference in the opportunities for employment and work type. Without the JD & bar you end up a second class citizen in any firm.
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Re: If I pass, I'm quitting law school
« Reply #8 on: Sep 27th, 2006, 10:37am »
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markushgroup:
 
If your law school is ABA-accredidated, isn't it worth already?  
 
I have seen people who are doing fine even after graduation from non-ABA law schools.
 
In a job, quality matters with or without JD.  I would also recommend you finishing your school.  
 
After my PhD many many years ago, now I am trying to pursue JD.  
 
Good luck to you!  
 
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Re: If I pass, I'm quitting law school
« Reply #9 on: Sep 28th, 2006, 10:31pm »
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" Well, yes I am  bitter. And unfortunately, that option is not open to me."
 
You sound like a defeatist. 30 credit hours in there is no reason why you cant transfer somewhere better. To be a good lawyer you need to push yourself and make things happen for you. Sound like you dont have the stomach or the stones to do that. Good Luck as a patent agent.
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